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1919 Jan. 28

Booker T. Washington Settlement (Youngstown, Ohio)

Letter from Booker T. Washington Settlement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Youngstown (Ohio) - Signed G. A. Steward, Superintendent; expressing interest in the recent "Crisis" feature on Consumers' Cooperation and seeking further information thereon, "as it is the purpose of this organization to build up a model Negro neighborhood."

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1926 Apr. 29

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George R. Arthur

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b171-i417); relaying instructions on how to best follow up on the article therein discussed; and suggesting he furnish for the "Crisis" on the Engineer's Club also therein referenced.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Feb. 6

Texas College (Tyler, Tex.)

Letter from Texas College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tyler (Tex.) - Signed W. R. Banks, President; enclosing a photo of the College's new administration building; noting some details on its construction and financing; and hoping same can be duly featured in the "Crisis" Education number.

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1928 Dec. 15

Walker, Gladys

Letter from Gladys Walker to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Port Chester (N.Y.) - Salutation to "Gentlemen," apparently addressed to NAACP, from twenty-year-old African American woman forced to leave high school after two and a half years. Seeks advice on continuing her education, getting high school credit, studying nursing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 11

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 3

Pursell, Isabel A.

Letter from Mrs. A. Pursell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berkeley (Calif.) - Describing some "very interesting" stories she has written on "the colored troops at Petersburg" and gauging his interest in printing same in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 19

Lincoln Hospital and Home (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Lincoln Hospital and Home to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Z. M. Wolff; expressing interest in having the school's commencement exercises photographed and written up in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis" and inquiring into related fees and procedures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 30

Beard, Annie E. S, d. 1930

Letter from Annie E. S. Beard to National Association for the Advancement of Colored people

Oak Park (Ill.) - Concerning confirmation of acts of heroism involving African Americans for upcoming book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Feb. 14

Yerby, W. D.

Letter from W. D. Yerby to Crisis

Durham (N.C.) - Seeking further information on the "Liberian Loan" as mentioned in the February number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 17

Lloyd, R. Grann

Letter from R. Grann Lloyd to W. E. B. Du Bois

Elizabeth City (N.C.) - Describing his interest in "obtaining all the information possible on the present internal migration trends among American Negroes" and seeking their assistance in the quest.

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